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Communication and Collaboration
Ways of working with your fellow researchers, both locally and at a distance, such as video conferencing or sharing electronic documents.
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a list of detailed methods, with definitions taken from arts-humanities.net. The links on each individual method take you to the national list of related projects there.
- Audio interaction (asynchronous): Sharing ideas and working collaboratively by listening to and editing recorded messages / music etc. that have been placed in a mutual workspace for download at the collaborators' convenience.
- Audio-visual interaction (synchronous): Real-time communication using video-conferencing and/or audio communication over a computer network, perhaps using a tool such as Voice Over IP.
- Graphical interaction (asynchronous): Sharing concepts / ideas by editing still images, plans, diagrams etc in shared, online workspaces that allow collaborators to view and adapt the work in there own time.
- Graphical interaction (synchronous): Working upon a shared image / plan / diagram collaboratively in real time using a shared image manipulation application.
- Textual interaction (asynchronous): Communication using text that occurs in one-direction only- for example using an online bulletin board or document store.
- Textual interaction (synchronous): Two-way textual communication in real time- for example using Internet chat software.
- Video-based interaction (asynchronous): Non-real-time communication and collaboration involving the viewing and editing of digital video uploaded to a collaborative workspace (perhaps in MPEG format).
- Resource sharing: Provision of audio, textual, video and graphical data on a peer-to-peer network, wiki, Virtual Research Environment, or similar means for collaboration or publication.
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